noun Lud·wig·ia \lədˈwigēə\
variants: less commonly



Definition of Ludwigia

  1. :  a genus of perennial herbs (family Onagraceae) chiefly of tropical or warm regions that have 4-parted flowers and a short capsular fruit

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Origin and Etymology of ludwigia

New Latin, from Christian G. Ludwig †1773 German botanist + New Latin -ia

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